Learning Support Specialist

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Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 12, 2021
Category Teaching Jobs
Job Type Full-time


Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who believe they have the required skills and competencies to take on this position from 1 May 2021.

The requirements for this position are:

•A suitable professional qualification in inclusive education and appropriate educational experience
•Expert knowledge, a commitment to, and experience in an inclusive education environment
•Sound understanding of the strategies and latest research to assist learners with barriers to learning, and to support teachers of mixed
ability classes
•Experience with or have a strong desire to work with adolescent boys
•An understanding of and a passion for boys who learn differently
•A sound and progressive understanding of the South African GETC and FET phases of the curriculum, as well as of international trends in
•Manage learner profiles for boys experiencing difficulties to learning
•Act as a liaison person between the school and parents
•Strong administrative abilities
•The ability to work within an established team
•A commitment to on-going personal and professional development
•A knowledge of current National legislation regarding inclusive practices
•An awareness of the nature of the school and willingness to commit to its all-round ethos, co-curricular activities and pastoral approach
•Proof of SACE registration as well as a sexual offender’s clearance certificate

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